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Diagnosis labs, blood banks will be established in all districts

RAIPUR: Diagnosis labs and blood banks will be established in all the districts, including the new ones, through Red Cross Society. The already established diagnosis labs and blood banks will be expanded and be given further momentum.

These decisions were taken in a meeting of senior administrative officers of the state, district collectors, senior officers of medical colleges and Red Cross Society, chaired by Governor Shekhar Dutt, here on Wednesday.

In the meeting, Governor Shekhar Dutt said that good health is a main necessity of human being, after fulfilment of their basic needs. For increasing the lifespan of the citizens and to provide them high quality health facility, along with extending government medical facilities, it was necessary to promote voluntary organisations like Red Cross Society and link private doctors and service minded citizens with it, he said.

In the meeting, Chhattisgarh State Planning Commission vice-chairman Sunil Kumar, additional chief secretary Health and Family Planning  and Chhattisgarh Red Cross Society chairman Ajay Singh, vice chancellor of Chhattisgarh Ayush and Health Science University Dr GB Gupta, principal secretary to the Governor, Amitabh Jain, commissioner Raipur Dr BL Tiwari, director health services Dr Kamalpreet Singh, collector Raipur Thakur Ram Singh, collector Bilaspur Siddharth Komal Pardeshi, collector Durg P Sangeeta, collector Gariyaband Niranjan Das, medical college dean Dr AK Chandrakar, superintendent of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital Dr Vivek Choudhary, secretary Indian Red Cross Society Chhattisgarh Dr SK Binjhawar, and office-bearers of Red Cross Society from various district were present.

Sunil Kumar said that such diagnosis labs and blood banks run by the Red Cross Society were most reliable not only in the views of citizens but private doctors and service minded citizens would also get full cooperation.